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Children & Family Ministries Pastor

Hastings Corps, Hastings

About the role: 

Are you a passionate Christian, who loves working with children and their families? Well, we have a part-time role (25 hours per week) as a Children’s and Family Ministries Pastor available. It is 3 year contract, which requires regular weekend work (mostly Sunday mornings) and evening work (currently Friday evenings) and the occasional weekend away for training, camps, etc. 

If You Have: 

  • A passion for the mission and the Kingdom of God being expanded. 
  • Experience with working with children and their families. 
  • Ability to relate to people from a diverse range of backgrounds. 
  • Ability to think strategically and lead positive change for children and their families. 
  • Able to self-manage, to prioritize multiple tasks, keep track of progress and meet deadlines. 
  • Ability to work within a team and lead a team of volunteers. 
  • Competent with information and communications technologies. 
  • Full/clean driver’s license. 
  • Committed to The Salvation Army’s Child Protection Policy and upholding all standards of compliance. 


25 hours per week – fixed term contract for 3 years. This position requires regular evening and weekend work and occasional trips away for camps, training, etc.  

Salary Band 

The likely salary for this role will fall between $25,000 to $30,000 the likely hourly rate for this role will fall between $22.00 to $23.50. 

Contact information 

For more information about this role please contact Veronica on 021 253 9496 or by email 


To apply please send your cover letter, CV (including referee details), and completed Application form to: 

Application form can be downloaded from:  

Applicants for this position will need to have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.  All employment offers are subject to the completion of a satisfactory Ministry of Justice clearance/Police Check (where applicable). 

Applications close by 5pm on Monday, 19th June, 2023


About The Salvation Army 

The Salvation Army is a worldwide evangelical Christian church and human service provider. It is committed to caring for people, transforming lives and reforming society – all through the love of God shown in Jesus. The successful applicant should therefore show an ability to identify with the mission and values of The Salvation Army. 

The Salvation Army is an Equal Opportunity Employer who provides an inclusive work environment and embraces the diverse talent of its people. 

We are committed to cultural diversity, and in New Zealand, our Tiriti partnership.  

The Salvation Army is dedicated to ensuring the safety and wellbeing of vulnerable people, including children, and upholding their rights to protection from abuse and/or neglect.